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Uneasily, he had remained in the library until the allotted time was elapsed.

Uneasily, and troubled with its dream of guilt, the nation sleeps on.

The men stood very still, looking from one to the other uneasily.

I uneasily recalled now that he had once been a bit of a dog himself.

Yet Wrayson was uneasily conscious of something underneath it all which he could not fathom.

"You make me feel as if I were with detectives," she said, laughing, but uneasily.

In a little while she was sleeping, uneasily and with moans and sobbings, but sleeping, nevertheless.

"I wonder when your brother will expect to start," he began, uneasily.

She watches him covertly, uneasily, longing for the end of the run.

He glanced about uneasily and then glared defiance at Price.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "not comforting," from un- (1) "not" + easy. Meaning "disturbed in mind" is attested from 1670s.

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